2015 Ketchikan King Salmon Derby

Are you ready for the Chinooks? The Ketchikan CHARR King Salmon Derby is an annual event taking place each year in Ketchikan, Alaska, beginning over Memorial Day weekend and continuing for the following two weekends. May 23-25, 2015 (Memorial Day Weekend) May 30 &...

How to Catch More Salmon

I am often asked, “What can I do to catch more salmon?” The simplest and often most accurate answer is, fish where the salmon are. Or more precisely, fish in a school of salmon. Salmon will often congregate around a pinnacle, behind a rock, near a point or on some...

ALASKA SALMON FISHING METHODS & TECHNIQUES

Trolling is typically done between depths of 20′ to 100′ depending on target species. A 4-6 oz. lead is used for shallow trolling and Down Riggers are used to reach depths below 30′. We generally use a spoon or a double hook leader with a herring or...